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Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world! Nelson Mandela quote on education.

said no teacher ever

First off, I want to know who thought standardized tests were a good idea to start with


America's Classist Education System

Equality doesn't mean Justice== I think I'd like it better if it was equality does not mean fairness. Justice doesn't really translate well to first graders, but they all know about being equal and fair!

It's a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together

I am thankful my passion for nursing and teaching has led me to pursue a career as a nurse educator.

This has always been one of my favorite quotes on education or teaching; I believe it's especially appropriate in IL because you're not grading if students find a stock "right answer" but giving them the tools to search for themselves.

"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one." Malcolm S.

It is vital that when educating our children's brains that we do not neglect to educate their hearts.

It is Vital that when educating our children's brains that we do NOT neglect to educate their Hearts. ~Dalai Lama *Please Spay, Neuter & Save a Life ~ Adopt from shelter/rescue

Failure doesn't have to be permanent...and these are not an excuse, but rather a reason to KEEP TRYING!

Motivation Monday: Keep Trying

So true. People who succeed more- fail more. Permission granted- it's okay to fail. Failure Leads to Success!

Yes! Was just talking with @Jill Brewer about this today in a way!  Who needs pre-approved lesson plans?!

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You're never too old, too wacky, to wild, to pick up a book and read to a child! https://f6988.myubam.com/shop

Read to a child. - you're never too old. too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.


Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and apartheid, it is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human beings – Nelson Mandela. Related posts: Which Man Is Happier? A Real Man Never

Quote for the STEM Lab!

“Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve. via Roger Lewin

… Or this. | Community Post: 25 Things Only Teachers Will Understand

Community Post: 25 Things Only Teachers Will Understand

Students: if you ever want to know what a Teacher's mind feels like, imagine a web browser with tabs open. Honestly, more like 10000 tabs open

Another gift idea - only the cost of the frames at the dollar store we could print it here....

Original Fridays #6 - Teacher Appreciation Ideas